403-1 VOCATIONAL EDUCATION—FORMULA GRANTS TO STATES FOR CONSUMER AND HOMEMAKING EDUCATION (CFDA No. 84.049) I. PROGRAM PROFILE Legislation: Vocational Education Act of 1963, as amended by Title II of the Education Amendments of 1976, Subpart 5, P.C. 94-482 (20 U.S.C. 2301- 2461, 90 Stat. 2168-2213), (Expired September 30, 1984.)* Funding Since 1980: Fiscal Year Authorization Appropriation 1980 $ 75,000,000 $43,497,000 1981 80,000,000 30,347,000 1982 735,000,000V 29,133,000 1983 735,000,00017 31,633,000 1984 735,000,OOOT/ 31,633,000 Purpose: To assist States by providing Federal funds for programs and services in consumer and homemaking education at all levels. Special Statutory Emphasis; The legislation encourages, but does not pre- scribe, programs that: o Encourage men and women to prepare for combining the roles of homemaker and wage earner; o Develop new curriculum materials that avoid sex stereotyping in consumer and homemaking education; o Give greater consideration to economic, social, and cultural conditions, especially in economically depressed areas; o Encourage outreach programs addressed to the special needs of the aged, young children, school-age parents, single parents, handicapped persons, educationally disadvantaged persons, patients, and inmates; and o Emphasize consumer education, management of resources, promotion of nu- tritional knowledge and food use, and parenthood education to meet current societal needs. Eligible Recipients: State vocational education boards are eligible to apply for grants. Eligible recipients for subgrants are local educational agencies and postsecondary institutions. *The Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act of 1984, P.L. 98-524 authorizes vocational education through September 30, 1989.ionReport to Congress, 1983.